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UPI horse racing advance

March 28 (UPI) -- The Dubai World Cup races and a pair of $1 million Kentucky Derby preps vie for attention as this week's marquee attractions in Thoroughbred racing.
Robert Kieckhefer, UPI racing writer
9/11 mastermind: Bin Laden son-in-law didn't know about attack

9/11 mastermind: Bin Laden son-in-law didn't know about attack

NEW YORK, March 17 (UPI) -- The son-in-law of al-Qaida founder Osama bin Laden was unaware of plans for the Sept. 11, 2011, attacks on New York and Washington, a court was told Monday.

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UPI Almanac for Monday, March 10, 2014.
By United Press International

UPI Thoroughbred Horse Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

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UPI Almanac for Saturday, March 1, 2014.
By United Press International

Rivalries on Kentucky Derby trail highlight weekend horse racing

The 2014 Kentucky Derby trail has been spiced up by two budding head-to-head rivalries, one of which sees a rematch this weekend.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer
Trial of Osama bin Laden's son-in-law delayed a week

Trial of Osama bin Laden's son-in-law delayed a week

NEW YORK, Feb. 20 (UPI) -- A federal judge in New York granted a delay in a terror trial so the defense can review possible evidence from purported Sept. 11 planner Khalid Sheik Mohammed.

Delay sought in New York terror trial of bin Laden son-in-law

NEW YORK, Feb. 19 (UPI) -- Lawyers for Sulaiman Abu Ghaith asked for a delay in his New York terrorism trial to receive testimony from Sept. 11 attack planner Khalid Sheik Mohammed.

Water crisis brings threats of Mideast war, terrorism: report

BEIRUT, Lebanon, Feb. 14 (UPI) -- Satellite data released by the University of California, Irvine, shows the world's water supply is disappearing fast because of agricultural demand, an expanding population, energy production and climate change, with the Middle East, Africa and Asia in particular facing crisis in the next few years.

Alleged 9/11 plotter to be questioned in trial of Sulaiman Abu Ghaith

NEW YORK, Feb. 14 (UPI) -- Lawyers for a suspected terrorist will be allowed to submit questions to the alleged mastermind in the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks on the United States.

9/11 mastermind offers to be defense witness

NEW YORK, Feb. 13 (UPI) -- Khalid Sheik Mohammed, alleged mastermind in the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks offered to be a defense witness in the New York trial of an alleged terrorist.

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UPI Almanac for Monday, Feb. 10, 2014.
By United Press International

Judge orders prosecutors to turn over secret court filings to defense

CHICAGO, Jan. 30 (UPI) -- A federal judge in Chicago ordered prosecutors to hand over to the defense confidential court filings that started a terrorism sting against the defendant.
Khalid Sheik Mohammed releases manifesto advocating non-violence

Khalid Sheik Mohammed releases manifesto advocating non-violence

WASHINGTON, Jan. 15 (UPI) -- The self-proclaimed planner of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on U.S. soil issued a manifesto suggesting Muslims refrain from violence to spread Islam.

Four-of-5 world leaders use Twitter; Obama leads the pack

WASHINGTON, Jan. 2 (UPI) -- Four out of 5 world leaders use Twitter, an annual ranking of the use of social media among world leaders by the Digital Policy Council found.

Emirates shoot down BAE's $6B Typhoon jet deal

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates, Dec. 20 (UPI) -- BAE Systems, Britain's largest defense company, has suffered a major setback with the United Arab Emirates scrapping lengthy negotiations for 60 Eurofighter Typhoon jets, a deal worth at least $6 billion.

9/11 suspect ejected from war court for outbursts

GUANTANAMO BAY, Cuba, Dec. 18 (UPI) -- A U.S. military judge booted one of the suspected planners of the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks on the United States from the war court for his outbursts.

British hopes of $10B Emirates Typhoon deal sink

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates, Dec. 13 (UPI) -- Britain's high-profile drive to sell Eurofighter Typhoon combat jets in the Persian Gulf seems to be running into trouble, with the United Arab Emirates reportedly having second thoughts about acquiring up to 60 of the aircraft under a contract possibly worth $10 billion.

United Arab Emirates questioned on rights over satirical film arrests

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Dec. 5 (UPI) -- Human rights activists say the arrest of five men for a satirical film shows the United Arab Emirates' image as progressive is "a public relations artifice."

After Hezbollah assassination, Lebanon stands at the abyss again

BEIRUT, Lebanon, Dec. 5 (UPI) -- Lebanon's pro-Hezbollah daily Al-Akhbar says the Shiite movement is mulling an attack on Israel which it blames for the assassination of one of its senior commanders Wednesday, the biggest single blow to the Iranian-backed group in six years.

Judge allows lawyers to photograph alleged terrorist's torture scars

MIAMI, Dec. 2 (UPI) -- Alleged Sept. 11, 2001, mastermind Khalid Sheik Mohammed's ankle and wrist scars can be photographed to preserve evidence in his case, a military judge ruled.

Beirut bombings: Will Hezbollah avenge attack on Iranian embassy?

BEIRUT, Lebanon, Nov. 19 (UPI) -- The suicide bombing of the Iranian Embassy in Beirut Tuesday, in which 23 people were killed, marked a dangerously sharp escalation in the Sunni-Shiite confrontation in Lebanon, a direct consequence of the increasingly sectarian civil war in neighboring Syria.

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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013.
By United Press International

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer
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